Web and Communications Officer
- Job Type
- Full Time
- Job Level
- Ottawa, ON
- Impact Area
- Impact Category
- Company Type
About this position
Web and Communications Officer
Digital and web-based communications channels are the backbones of how Nature Canada is engaging all manner of Canadians. This is more than a job. Nature Canada has always been about the love of nature, but we are at a moment in history when science is clearly telling us that we are undermining the conditions of life on Earth. We aim to be a part of reversing that trend and need a Web and Communications Officer to help us successfully convey the crisis. We are looking for a developer and technician who is also interested in participating in results-oriented strategy discussions.
Nature Canada connects the dots between local action and systemic change. A charitable organization, for more than 80 years, we have been Canada’s voice for nature. We work to ensure that solving the biodiversity crisis is a government priority. We advocate on behalf of other species for habitat protection and good policy. We facilitate mobilization among our extensive network of partners and individual nature-lovers to achieve our shared goals and generate the political will for needed transformation.
This position is right for you if:
you are a technical person who can build pages and emails quickly and accurately
you love discussions about social media strategy
you have strong opinions on best practices but also know how to compromise and collaborate in a team-based environment
We are looking for someone who can do the technical work of our communications efforts, including all of that fiddly work that goes into building the perfect email blast or donation page. The ideal person for us has web and social skills and can also make recommendations as to have to improve our reach based on a read of our analytics. We need someone with energy and creativity to help reach our goals.
Description of Duties
Manage Google Ads and Google Analytics
Create, Place and Manage Facebook Ads
Manage our online supporter data
Build and maintain website pages, advocacy pages, donation pages
Build emails including segmentation, marketing automations
Report back on results from all of the above - help us understand and improve how our supporters are engaging with our digital presence
The position is based in Ottawa and reports to the Communications Director.
Summary of Qualification and Experience
When assessing your application, we will look for:
Relevant education and/or experience pertaining to all of the above duties
Experience with a CRM, particularly Engaging Networks
Experience with frontend web development, particularly WordPress
Experience in HTML and CSS coding
Skills in growing reach and delivering results through digital engagement
Strong interest in nature/environmental issues
Writing ability is an asset
Fluency in English. French an asset
The salary range for this position is $45,000-60,000/year, depending on experience, with a benefits package that kicks in after a 3-month probation period.
To apply for this position, please send a resume and a cover letter describing your motivations for applying and why you are suitable for this job to email@example.com with “Web and Communications Officer job application” in the subject line.
Deadline October 15, 2020
No calls please. We thank all candidates for their interest, but we will only contact those selected for an interview.
We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups. Nature Canada is committed to a workplace free from discrimination, harassment and intimidation where everyone can participate safely, freely and confidently.